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2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Question: heater core



, 5.2L V8, Fort Worth, TX, August 24, 2009, 21:59

how do you replace the heater core?

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    patrick mannion from Greg Solow's Engine Room, August 24, 2009, 22:37

    The heater core is in the engine compartment. The labor instructions say the job takes about 2 hours if your Dodge hasn't got air conditioning but the imply if you have air conditioning the air conditioning has to be evacuated and later recharged about 4 hours or so.
    Its best to have a workshop manual www.Autozone.com have some free ones one line once you register on thier website.
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    , January 11, 2011, 16:52

    I don't know what this guy is talking about the core is in the Passenger compartment NOT The engine compartment!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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